Lots of great online Professional Development coming up from Macquarie University Reading Clinic in 2023!
How to teach Phonics in K-2
Start Date – 31 Jan 2023
This course is aimed at teachers wanting to teach evidence-based explicit systematic phonics in Kindergarten to Grade 2. By the end of this course, teachers will have been introduced to the evidence base for teaching phonics, relevant linguistic terminology and some of the most effective instructional techniques.
Understanding Reading Comprehension: From Research to Practice
Start Date – 7 March 2023
By the end of the workshop, learners will have a clear understanding of the skills and knowledge underpinning reading comprehension, an overview of the evidence base for reading comprehension instruction, and an understanding of how to use discussion and questioning to improve reading comprehension. This workshop will be useful for primary school teachers, special education teachers, speech language pathologists, and anyone working with children who have reading or language difficulties.